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Is Carey Mulligan the new Audrey Hepburn?

February 03, 2010 14:36 IST

Carey Mulligan has been hailed as 'the new Audrey Hepburn' by Variety magazine.

The 24-year-old star, who was rejected by three drama schools, stunned all with her performance in An Education.

Time magazine declared: 'A star is born', reports the Telegraph.

Mulligan, who made her acting debut in 2005, gained widespread recognition for playing the role of Jenny in the movie.

She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress and an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance. 

Image: Carey Mulligan in a scene from An Education

Source: ANI